US defense officials are calling recent sightings of Russian bombers off the Alaskan coast "nothing out of the ordinary" -- itself an indication that both nations are toeing the line between routine military posturing and escalating provocation.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as well as rock stars Kid Rock and Ted Nugent were at the White House on Wednesday night, dining with President Trump and snapping a few pics in the Oval Office. "Asked why I invited Kid Rock and Ted Nugent I joked, 'Because Jesus was booked,'" Palin wrote on her website.
It wasn't even an hour after we took off for South Korea on Air Force Two after a refueling stop in Alaska that a few of the vice president's aides came back to the press cabin to tell us what was probably inevitable: North Korea had just tried to launch a rocket.
Republicans are regrouping on how to repeal and replace Obamacare. The issues are particularly acute in Alaska, where a standard knee replacement might cost five times what it does in Seattle and pricey air ambulance rides are common in emergencies.
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